Paul is Director of Communications at the University of Cambridge, where he is responsible for managing the University’s global reputation. He has worked at a senior level in government, public sector bodies and the not-for-profit sector for more than a decade, with major communications leadership roles at Oxfam, Transport for London, the Department for International Development and the BBC.

He began his career as a journalist and, in 20 years with Reuters, he reported from more than 30 countries. As Director of Group Media Relations for Transport for London he led the communications response to the 7th July bombings, for which his team won the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Crisis Communications Award.

He is a past President and Fellow of the CIPR and a Founding Chartered Practitioner. He is a Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge and a visiting fellow at Bournemouth University’s Media School.